Economy & Business

ACC indicts three senior public officials

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 September 2019: Sierra Leone’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday, 12th September 2019, filed an indictment at the High Court, against Dr. Sarah Finda Bendu who was the former Executive Director of Sierra Leone Roads Safety Authority (SLRSA); Mr. Victor Labor, Procurement Manager, SLRSA; and Ms. Kepiatu Alghali [Read More]

Politics

President Bio meeting ECOWAS leaders to discuss regional peace strategy

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 September 2019: President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone will tomorrow, Saturday 14th September 2019, attend the Extraordinary Summit of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), which will take place in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. According [Read More]

Politics

APC leadership accused of sell-out by its supporters for meeting president Bio

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 September 2019: Many members and supporters of the opposition All People’s Congress Party (APC) have expressed their dismay at the decision of the APC leadership to meet with president Bio at State House yesterday to discuss peace and national cohesion. They criticise the former president and [Read More]

Politics

Government of Sierra Leone agrees to repeal criminal and seditious libel laws

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 September 2019: Sierra Leone’s cabinet through the Ministry of Information and Communication and the Ministry of Justice, yesterday, Wednesday 11th September 2019, approved a repeal of Part V of the 1965 Public Order Act. The Minister of Information and Communications, Abdul Rahman Swaray says that the [Read More]

Politics

What the newspapers say in Sierra Leone today

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 13 September 2019: News in Sierra Leone this morning is dominated by the story about president Bio’s snap meeting with the former president of the country – Ernest Bai Koroma and his opposition APC leadership. Most of the newspapers welcome the talks which took place yesterday at [Read More]

Education and Health

Don’t blame the free quality education for poor exam results  

PUAWUI – DR. SAMA BANYA: Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 September 2019: Since the West Africa Examination Council published the results of the O’ level examination, the news media and especially social media have been inundated with discussions on the reasons for the very poor results this year. The loudest noise [Read More]

Politics

President Bio holds talks with former president Koroma at State House

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 September 2019: A high level meeting was held at State house this morning, Thursday, 12 September 2019, between the leadership of Sierra Leone’s main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) party and president Julius Maada Bio. Both sides have been at loggerheads since general and presidential elections [Read More]

Education and Health

President Bio launches mobile library initiative to improve national reading

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 September 2019: On Tuesday, 10 September 2019, president Julius Maada Bio launched a national mobile library initiative at State House in Freetown, where he encouraged pupils and students to improve on the culture of reading in the country. Founder of Lunch Box and project lead for [Read More]

Education and Health

We are now prepared to respond to any health emergency – says health minister

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 12 September 2019: On Tuesday, 10th September, Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS) presented and discussed the government’s National Action Plan for Health Security with journalists, at the MoHS Conference Hall at Youyi Building in Freetown. Speaking to journalists,  Health Minister – Alpha Tejan Wurie [Read More]